Press Releases

DEQ issues Notice of Violation to Chemours for improper waste disposal

Thursday, June 18, 2020

RALEIGH – The North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) issued a notice of violation and intent to enforce to the Chemours Company for failure to ensure proper waste disposal. A recent investigation found that Chemours failed to perform analytical testing for PFAS contamination before transporting multiple loads of soil and other yard waste from the Fayetteville Works facility for disposal in an unlined landfill.

NEW DATE: Public Hearing on Hazardous waste renewal permit for the U.S. Coast Guard Base in Elizabeth City

Wednesday, June 3, 2020

RALEIGH – The public hearing scheduled for the issuance of a hazardous waste draft renewal operating permit for the U.S. Coast Guard Base in Elizabeth City will be held at 1:30 p.m. on Thursday, June 11, in Courtroom C at the Pasquotank County Courthouse. Based on public health guidance to reduce the spread of COVID-19, room capacity is limited to 10 people, and appropriate social distancing measures will be observed.

DEQ and EPA to sample more residential properties in Davidson for asbestos

Friday, April 24, 2020

RALEIGH – The N.C. Department of Environmental Quality’s Division of Waste Management (DEQ), along with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), will offer free asbestos soil sampling to property owners in the residential area within one-quarter mile of the former Carolina Asbestos Corporation site in Davidson.

N.C. Environmental Management Commission to meet March 4 and 5

Wednesday, February 26, 2020

The N.C. Environmental Management Commission (EMC) will meet March 4 and 5 at the Archdale Building, 512 N. Salisbury Street in Raleigh. Committees will meet Wednesday, March 4, with the full commission meeting Thursday, March 5. All of the meetings will be held in the Ground Floor Hearing Room.

Subscribe to News Feed